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Patience Jonathan Ex-First Lady says EFCC is a big thief Former First Lady Patience Jonathan has said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is a big thief thats trying to steal her money. The EFCC has placed a restriction on 5 bank accounts containing $15 million which Mrs Jonathan has claimed is hers. Four of the accounts were opened with company names by former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan Waripamowei Dudafa. Mrs Jonathan made the comment via an open…

from Des Moines Register

New data show Iowa’s growing take of personal property

Critics, including Sen. Charles Grassley, say presumption of innocence has been…

Presumption of Innocence (David Brunelle, Bl 1) by Stephen Penner

from Mail Online

SARAH VINE: Why men accused of sex attacks should NOT be named

PROTECTING THE PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENCE: Why men accused of sex attacks should NOT be named

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When The Presumption Of Innocence Becomes A Joke.

In 2005, the Mayor argued that the right to a fair trial "must remain an inalienable principle of our law". In his Telegraph column today, Boris Johnson casually proposes dispensing with one of the fundamental principles of our legal system: the presumption of innocence.

from the Guardian

Boris Johnson calls for 'guilty until proven innocent' for suspected terrorists

Boris Johnson has called for the presumption of innocence to be reversed in cases where Britons travel to Iraq or Syria and said he wants the jihadist who beheaded an American journalist to be killed in a bomb attack. // The Mayor of London, ..., said legislation should be introduced so that anyone visiting those countries would be automatically presumed to be terrorists unless they had notified the authorities in advance...


Woody Allen’s Good Name By AARON BADY This is a basic principle: until it is proven otherwise, beyond a reasonable doubt, it’s important to extend the presumption of innocence to Dylan Farrow, and presume that she is not guilty of the crime of lying about what Woody Allen did to her. If you are saying things like “We can’t really know what happened” and extra-specially pleading on behalf of the extra-special Woody Allen, then you are saying that his innocence is more presumptive than hers.

Patience Jonathan: EFCC is a Big Thief" | Releases Official Statement Over Freezing of Account In an official statement signed by Timipa Jenkins Okponipere (Esq) a legal practitioner former Nigerian first lady Patience Jonathan described the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as 'a big thief' for freezing her accounts with Skye Bank containing more than $15million in all.Recall that throughout last week Mrs. Jonathan was the subject of an EFCC investigation regarding the…